Carmenita Middle School

Tel: (562)229-7775
  • Carmenita Middle School serves 693 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Carmenita Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Carmenita Middle School operates within the Abc Unified School District.

Top Placements (California)

Carmenita Middle School is Listed among the top public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Carmenita Middle School's student population of 693 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students693 students
Gender %Carmenita Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Students by GradeCarmenita Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Carmenita Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carmenita Middle School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio27:124:1
Asian
57%
11%
Hispanic
27%
54%
Black
8%
6%
White
6%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsCarmenita Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Carmenita Middle School is Abc Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Abc Unified School District's student population of 20,811 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,935 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,018 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameAbc Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    30
    4
    Number of Students Managed20,8111,585
    Abc Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    63%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$186 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$188 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,935$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,018$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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